Boy Sneaks Onto Plane Alone to Vegas

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Last week, a 9 year old boy managed to maneuver his way past security at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, without a ticket, and board a flight bound for Las Vegas.

The boy happened to be a runaway and made it to the Minneapolis airport the day before boarding the flight. How he managed to pass through security check points and get on a flight without a ticket is still a mystery. Once in Las Vegas, the boy was turned over to Child Protective Services.

This is not the first occurrence of a child boarding a flight ticket-less and alone. Just last year, a boy from England boarded a flight to Rome, but never made it outside of the airport. Read more on the story from

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